Friday, April 04, 2014

Nap Like an Egyptian quilt

Welcome to finish it up Friday! Today is also my day on the RJR Solids Blog Hop brought to you by Brenda of Pink Castle Fabrics and RJR Fabrics.
I had a chance to play with the cotton supreme solids from RJR and I was impressed. The fabric has a nice weight to it (not too thick, not too thin), it is easy to work with (very little fraying, which is super!) and the quality is fantastic (very smooth with no blemishes). I was also impressed with the colors--so vibrant and pretty!
It took me several weeks to decide what to use these pretties for! After much deliberation, I combined the solid bundle with some Anna Maria fabrics from my stash. I sewed them up using Cheryl's pattern Nap Like an Egyptian from Sunday Morning Quilts.
I usually don't work with this many saturated colors at once, (or triangles, for that matter!) but it was a nice change of pace. You may have noticed that some orange fabric worked it's way into the mix. After several blocks things were looking kind of....predictable. The orange "stirs the pot" just a bit, but in a good way!
I quilted it with straight lines to echo the large triangles. I washed and dried it and it puckered up in an unattractive manner. So, I went back and quilted around each small center triangle, then buried about a million thread ends. The additional quilting seemed to help tame the puckering. I could probably add even more quilting, but I think I'm done! After making 200+ quilts I learn a lesson every time. (Unfortunately, some of those lessons have to be learned more than once. Doh!)
The quilt measures about 63" x 70" or so. It's nice lap size and it's already super soft and snuggly!
 
I'm happy to be offering up a fat quarter bundle of the Cotton Supreme Solids to one of my lucky readers. This bundle features the same solid fabrics I used in my quilt (plus white).
The specific colors (from top to bottom) are:
#33 Optical White
#181 Rhododendron
#348 Neon (it IS bright!)
#349 Aloe Verde
#292 Turks and Caicos
#328 Bora Bora
#333 Bougainvillea
#341 Stormy Night

If you would like to win this bundle, please leave me a comment in this post. You can tell me what your favorite day of the week is, your favorite color, your favorite snack, your favorite beverage, your favorite fabric line, your favorite WIP....anything along those lines....just don't say "pick me", please! Thanks a bunch. :)

Now, if you would like to link up your finishes, it's time! Thanks for joining me for finish it up Friday!

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Judy said...

Love the quilt. I guess my favorite color is yellow and I try and sneak it into all of my scrap quilts!

kathy said...

I love your book Sunday Morning Quilts. I have learned so much from it and how to deal with my scraps. Welcome back to blogland.

Terry Johnson said...

I love your quilt. I have been thinking of making a similar pattern but have not started collecting fabrics yet. I am working UFO's trying not to buy fabric. My favorite day of the week is Friday. I love looking back at what I have been able to accomplish and then blog hop to see what others of have done. Quilt on!

Laura said...

I love the simple quilting in this one. I've been having trouble with fold-overs in my quilting recently, no matter how well I think I baste it.

Thanks for the chance!

katyquilts said...

I was quite amused by your post since I was just looking at Cheryl's version of this quilt in the Sunday Mornings book! I am a librarian so I ordered it for our collection at work. It circulates well :).

My favorite moment of the week is Friday afternoon at 5:05 when I am driving home from work for the weekend. It is a moment of pure heaven in anticipation of the weekend!

sew4given AT aol DOT com

The Inside Stori said...

Favorite color....indigo blue.....definitely indigo blue! Glad to have you back blogging!

Anya said...

How about my favorite restaurant? Moosewood in Ithaca, NY!

Thanks for the chance!

Dorian said...

Ohh, what a lovely quilt. I love how those bright colors mix well with the prints. That beautiful bundle has my favorite color in it, green :) Have a great weekend.

Tamie said...

Love this and I think I would even give it a try. I love sweet't tea here in the south. It is supposed to be 85 and sunny here at the coast today! Loving spring.

Nine Kids and Not Counting :) said...

My favorite day is Monday because it feels like a break for me as eveyone returns to work and school :)

I never thought about quilting after washing. I hope it doesn't come to that for me, but thanks for giving me something to keep in mind!

Linda Tatum said...

I love your deep bright colors! I'm a 'newbie' and trying different things by watching tutorials. It has been fun looking around your blog !

Cowladytatum

Dottie's Daughter said...

Gorgeous quilt. I sneak a lot of orange in too, but I also lean toward other warm colors like yellow and red.

Aureas Kitchen said...

My favourite color is red, and I love my morning, when I have a cup of coffee and read my blog reader while everything is quiet. I love the combination of colours in this quilt.

Thanks

ruthsplace said...

Fabulous quilt!

Right now my favourite WIP is an English Paper Pieced hexagon quilt in "modern" fabrics.

nicole said...

Gorgeous quilt! I love the way the quilting intersects at the triangle points! So cool! My favorite wip right now is my AMH Gypsy Wife quilt. I'm hand quilting it and loving every minute of it! Thanks for the chance!

Stina... said...

All time favorite forever and ever: that would be SPRING!!
After a long dreadful winter...Spring is most welcome with return of colours...that is a happy time!!!:0))

LindseyAnne said...

How about my favourite book (non-quilting)? It's Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman.

You're right about the orange. I must be more adventurous and try adding a slightly random colour to my quilts to see how it mixes things up. You are very good at that!

Melissa Corry said...

What a fantastic quilt Amanda!!! I love it. I especially love the pop or orange next to the purple solid (my favorite color). It really does mix it up so well and add a great focal interest point. It is just so happy, makes me want to curl under it and Nap like an Egyptian :)

Maria said...

After looking at that bundle, my favorite color today is lime green... Margarita, anyone?

Laura said...

My favorite quilt pattern these days is really a quilting technique. I've been making one block wonder quilts. They are fun and unpredictable.

Nancy said...

Beautiful colors in this fabric. The days of the week go by so fast for me it’s like they are all one big day.
At the moment my favorite color is orange. I see there is no orange in this bundle but I bet they make one.

knottygnome said...

great finish! my favorite color is blue, my favorite season is fall, and my favorite line of fabric (at least right now) is catnap. thanks for the giveaway!

Elaine said...

I'm a lime green girl-- it's the new neutral! :) love your quilt !

Penny Barnes said...

After so much "white" here in the Midwest this Winter, I'm loving all colors and wanting to make more bright colored quilts! Your quilt is awesome!

Melissa Eagan said...

Love those bright colors! Perfect for spring/summer. My fave WIP is City Lot from City Quilts. It's going to be a present for our best friend's first baby girl! Just needs to be quilted, which I've been putting off for forever.

Mary Ellen said...

Funny but my favorite color in a quilt is orange. Seems to sneak in every time.

Linda Smales said...

Love the quilt, so bright. I make a lot of charity quilts and these colors would blend beautifully.

Deairdre said...

My favorite day is Monday. Weird, I know, but I have it off and it makes every weekend a mini holiday!

Amber Murray said...

My favorite Color is yellow, and I love saturdays.
red_murray2@yahoo.com

Karen at Birdsong Cabin said...

My favorite color is yellow - such a happy color.

Lynn said...

Love this one! All those saturated colors are gorgeous together, and the orange goes perfectly. I've been wanting to try this one, thanks for more inspiration! My favorite color is purple.

Lauren Deel said...

That is a great quilt! My favorite solid to quilt with is gray. That "stormy night" looks fantastic! (charlottesgraceforacure@gmail.com)

free indeed said...

I really need to start buying solids..they really give a quilt that modern look. Here's an oddball favorite of mine: Spring, when the cows kick up their heels the first time they are out to pasture after being cooped up all winter.

Rachel said...

My favorite number is 99. And pick me -- jk.

Love the quilt-- you made the saturated color work, and I agree that the orange was a good little punch of unpredictable.

Debbie said...

My favorite color is pink, I don't use it much in quilting, but I have 5 granddaughters so it does get used when making them things. Thanks

Debby said...

Love the saturated colors and the triangles.

Adrienne said...

Love the fabric and I love that bougainvillea color especially. I miss those flowers from when I lived in California.

Renea said...

My favorite day of the month is the first Saturday. I belong to a small quilting group and that is the day we get together to sew, talk, laugh and yes, sometimes there is tears. Thanks for the great giveaway.

Meg Tison said...

Such happy colors, and the orange really makes it sing!

Heather said...

My favorite sound in the world is my babies babbling...especially babababa. Such cute little voices!

Kathy said...

My Favorite Day of the week is Friday (today!!!) I have tons to look forward to - and possible time to sew over the weekend! I love the vibrancy (is that a word) of those solid colors!!!

Kathy Stoessner said...

My favorite colors right now are teal and coral. I love how they accent each other.

My favorite candy is dove milk chocolate.

jen c said...

Monday, blue, popcorn, coffee... Mmm popcorn. Georgeous quilt! Triangles intimidate me.

Barb said...

Love your choice of pattern for those pretty solids.....and my favorite day of the week is Friday!! With the weekend ahead to quilt quilt quilt

Katie said...

I recently purchased a few fat quarters that were RJR and I was really impressed with the quality. They have a great feel. It makes me all the more excited for their new venture with Melody Miller et al.

Sherry VF said...

Personally, I love the highly saturated colors you used in this quilt. As for my favorite day of the week...Friday. Specifically, Friday at 6:00 p.m. That's when my husband of 30 years comes home from work and we get to spend some relaxing time together. svonfumetti at yahoo dot com

Roberta said...

So I will tell you that my favourite book is Kipling's Kim, my favourite thing to knit is lace, and my favourite quilt recently began to wear out completely. Also, my favourite chocolate is 40% with butterscotch and sea salt.

Becky Dickinson said...

JUNE is my favorite MONTH! Snow is gone for sure, bright colors and don't have to feel sorry for the birds. (Looking at a foot of new snow)

Stephanie said...

Love your quilt and the colors! Awesome job! My favorite drink is Cherry Pepsi!!!!

Sewing In CT said...

My favorite cartoon characters are Calvin and Hobbes!

Margaret said...

Love that quilt and the colors are beautiful. I am practicing FMQ and love it. I hope to be good at it some day.

quilter said...

Happy Friday

Allison C said...

Great quilt! It is so nice and cheerful. My favorite day of the week is Saturday cause there is a chance that I might get to sleep in just a little and I know I usually don't have to work.

Frog Quilter said...

I love your finish, fabulous. My favorite day is Friday as my work week is done. Look out sewing room!

SarahZ said...

my favorite time of the day is daybreak :) and my current favorite fabric collection is Safari Moon :)
Your quilt is gorgeous :)

thebirdlady said...

I LOVE saturated colors- what a pretty bundle.

DeborahGun said...

I love the brightness of your quilt - gorgeous :-) My favourite colour is turquoise

SussiT said...

Pretty bundle. I like the pink and the lime colors!

Kathie said...

Very pretty quilt; I haven't used solid colors yet . Favorite color is green

Wonky Patchwork said...

Favourite colour is blue, and my current favourite WIP is featuring lots of blues at the moment, it's going to be a seaside scene in upcycled wools. I really like how your quilt turned out, design and colours, especially with that orange mixing it up.

Kymberly said...

Love the mix of brights solids with great prints. The orange definitely adds the right mix to the blend. I'd have to say my favorite day of the week is Saturday when I get to spend hours quilting.

dac said...

Just finished a neutral queen size wedding quilt, so am really enjoying all of the colors in this one. "Happy" and "fun" were the first two words that came to mind. :-)

Sarah Craig said...

Favorite color: orange (right now). Favorite place to be: the beach! Favorite thing to do: quilt! Favorite people: my family! Thanks for the great giveaway, and I'm so glad you're back! I missed your Friday linkup party!

Pam E. said...

Love all the bright colors in your quilt. I've gotten the mini quilt fever and have been downsizing some of my favorite patterns. My current favorite color is aqua.

dac said...

Just finished a neutral queen size wedding quilt, so am really enjoying all of the colors in this one. "Happy" and "fun" were the first two words that came to mind. :-)

Tim's wife, Dana said...

It's funny, but I remember a time when orange seemed like a shunned color. Now, I see it frequently, but still less than other colors. I have always loved orange and I use it often in my quilts. I occasionally wear orange clothing and every day I drive my orange SUV.

Amy said...

Nap Like an Egyptian is on my list from Sunday Morning Quilts. Your version is electric. My favorite day of the week is Saturday. It's all about playing!

Linda from Talkinglunchboxquilts.com said...

I love those colors! And your quilt is gorgeous! My favorite "naughty" snacks are candy corn and circus peanuts. My favorite comic strip has always been Cathy. My favorite website is Crazy Mom Quilts :)

Lindy said...

My favorite fabrics are colorful scraps and my favorite kind of quilting is for gifts and charity.

Plum Cox said...

What a great quilt! My favourite colour is blue, my favourite time of day is morning, and my favourite quilts are bright ones!

Natalie said...

My favorite fabric to make quilts with is anything solid white! Kind of boring I know but there is just something about crisp white quilts that make me happy!:)

squirrelie55 said...

My favorite color is blue, I love a good glass of Chardonnay, my favorite Fabric is probably Moda, but love RJR too- thanks for the give a way!

Chris {frecklemama} said...

This quilt is truly stunning. My favorite tip from this post is the addition of orange and how it "stirs the pot". Well said! That's one area I need help with and this color lesson helps a lot. Thanks for showing how you've been picking your fabrics for your quilts! Also, it goes without saying how happy we are that you're back ;-)

Brenda said...

I like aquas, like that Turks and Caicos one in your bundle. thanks for the chance. do you still have snow on the ground in Wisconsin? We sure do up here in Winnipeg.

Janelle said...

I just discovered Trader Joe's spicy chai tea latte mix and it has become my favorite beverage. I enjoy reading your blog!

Aunt LeAnn said...

I have a couple of favorites, right now it is anything that I have finished and my new sewing room, we finished our basement and moved my room down there and then installed a longarm. I spend my time down there. Love the quilt.

delaineelliott said...

Your quilt is awesome! My favorite color is blue - any shade. Thanks!

Annette Frey said...

My favorite color is green...day of the week is Wednesday...just finished the Modern Cross Quilt using solids.. Love peppered cottons!
Love you energy, you get so much done.

Sharmond said...

I am certainly inspired to make a quilt using solids, so pretty! I get lots of good ideas from your blog. My favorite thing to do is quilt! Juggling a full time job and quilting.

Tina Short said...

I love the colours orange, lime and purple.....often together!
So glad that you are back and refreshed after your month off, I have missed seeing how you manage to turn scraps into wonderful quilts and pillows and of course I've missed 'finish it up friday'.

Svetlana said...

I love Fridays, and coffee yogurt, or coffee anything for that matter. Your quilt is beautiful, love the addition of orange. You always get it so right. Perfection at its best :)

Staci said...

Today is my favorite day this week because I'm going on a little shop hop with my favorite (and only!) daughter and also my favoritist best friend who has actually crossed an ocean to come visit me!

Kathy said...

Very pretty quilt -love the vibrant colors. My favorite day of the week is Friday!




B said...

What a fun quilt! My favorite WIP right now is the #dyosampler I'm working on. Blues, grays, white and black, I'm very excited to learn some new skills while making it!

Adtski31 said...

Favorite color is any shade of blue

Jennifer said...

Thanks for the chance to win! My favorite day of the week is Saturday. My favorite color is red and my favorite food is Pizza :)

David & Tammy said...

My favourite WHP is a quilt I am making from a peacock panel. I designed the top myself, including drawing templates for fan blocks. Now I am figuring out how to quilt it. I think I am going to use some metallic thread, then bead the eyes in the peacock's tail. Lots of firsts for me!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

This quilt is just stunning! My favorite - color - blue in any hue.

Jacque T said...

These are a few of my favorite things.....Getting together go sew with the girls, my precious kitties, coffee cake from Panera, Houston blend coffee is the smoothest tastiest stuff, a good joke that makes you laugh from down deep in your belly, the fresh smell of lilacs on a beautiful May day....
Thank you for sharing such an amazing quilt, Sunday Morning Quilts is truely one of my favorite books I own and I plan to make one of everything from in it!!

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Fantastic finish, the AMH and solids look so vibrant! My favourite drink is coffee, I can't get through the day without it!! It always tastes better when someone else makes it for you though doesn't it?!

Sfredette said...

ooooh, favorites. Hmm, color: yellow!!! Food - anything with garlic, lots of garlic. Favorite day is any rainy drizzly day I get to stay home and sew. :)

And I'm very glad you've returned from your vacation. I missed Finish it Fridays! :D

Lea said...

I think this quilt pattern is one of my new favorite patterns> Such fun colors with the triangles! Love!!

Marti Dyer-Allison said...

Amanda, because my favorite color is pink, I particularly love the Rhododendron color in this stack. I've not used RJR's solids yet, so I'll be shopping for some!

Annaliese said...

Beautiful solids!! My favorite sewing time background tv show is The Voice. I can listen to it without watching. Gotta focus on making those points match :)

WisconsinQuilter said...

My favorite hobby is barrel racing. Quilting comes in a VERY CLOSE second. : - D

Chris Matsche said...

My favorite day of the week is Thursday. My favorite fabric is any bright solid color. Thank you for the chance to win. Matsche.christine@yahoo.com

Donna Herrmann said...

Right now my favorite thing is playing with quilt designs on CorelDraw! Next favorite is when I can sit down guilt free and "play" with fabric after all my work is at least caught up :) Thanks for all the wonderful ideas!

hikergirl said...

I love the colors in your quilt!
I just returned from a week long trip to friend 's home who moved far away. She just bought a long arm. I took 4 quilts to quilt. We had a ball learning how to use it. I got three quilted and learned a few lessons. But the best part was hanging with fellow quilt lovers.

SoSarahSews said...

My favourite day is when I win giveaways. ;) Glad to have you back!

Tanya Quilts in CO said...

Favorites: day of the week Sunday, drink hard cider, fabric Bonnie & Camille, movie Pretty Woman, weather rain, hobby quilting, car VW Beetle convertible, food tacos, color aqua. Thanks for the contest, your quilt is bananas!

Katherine said...

Stunning! I love those saturated colours Amanda Jean. So vibrant!

Hmm... trying to think of one of my favourites that you don't already know about...ha! Spring is my favourite season (not that it's actually arrived here just yet...at some point our snow will finally leave ;o).

Happy weekend to you!

capello said...

whoa, this is a very lovely color combination!

i'm not sure if my inner tween is coming out, but i'm finding today's neons to be much better than those from the 80s. (although, to be perfectly honest, i loved those then, too.)

Jenn said...

OMG I love this quilt the triangles just jump out at you! Right now I am working on learning how to free motion quilt and am soon to start on a new project making a quilted Christmas Tree Skirt!

sarahlozecki said...

My favorite snack is warm banana bread with cream cheese on top shared with my two little "helpers". My favorite WIP is my yellow and white spring quilt for my king size bed.

Robin Huss said...

I love your quilt! My favorite color is a toss up between purple and blue.

engineermom2 said...

I love the super vibrant colors. They remind me of Easter eggs!!
Sheri

pam said...

What a beautiful quilt! Love all the colors you put in it.
I guess my favorite beverage would be a glass of ice water. I always have one sitting beside me or on the kitchen counter.
Favorite color would be red. Love red.

pam

Live a Colorful Life said...

My favorite color right now is aqua. I didn't see that one coming!

Laurel said...

I love this quilt - I made a similar one with batiks, but I really like the solids.

Laura M said...

What a great combination of colors! My favorite color is purple. Yet, I find that I don't use it very often in quilts.

Debbie Collins said...

A few of my favorite things....anything red....spending the day sewing on a quilt....a Diet Dr. Pepper with Cranberry from Sonic....love to visit anyplace in the Caribeen...and of course my very favorite things...grandkids. Thanks for the chance to win!

momquilter said...

My. Favorite day of the week is Friday because of Finish it up Friday. I love your quilt!

Amy said...

My favorite time of the morning- when the kiddos are sleeping peacefully and I am enjoying a cup of coffee getting ready for the day!

Kim @ TiesThatBindQuilting said...

What a gorgeous quilt and a gorgeous bundle of solids!

My favorite season is summer and (at least down here in the South) we're finally starting to get some nicer, warmer weather to indicate that summer will be here before we know it!

Jennifer said...

What a lovely finish! I never would have picked those AMH prints to go with the solids you had but the finished result is fantastic! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

purduepam said...

I love my first cup of coffee in the morning.

Fonda Boyd said...

I would say that I actually like any color although I have been partial to orange lately. Fall is my favorite time of year, you know when the first smell of crispness is in the air. I have this quilt on my todo list I really enjoy working with the different solids, it's amazing what a difference there is in their textures.

Amanda said...

My favorite movie to half watch while I hand bind a quilt is the keira knightley pride and prejudice. I know it well enough I don't have to look up, but I know it well enough that I know just when to look up!

Tricia said...

I love red, teal and yellow! They are bright and make me feel happy! I love summer! And I LOVE your quilt! It is stunning! That is going to be my next project! Thank you so much for inspiring me and for your awesome giveaway!

DG said...

my favorite time of the day(night)is when I every body goes to bed, and I can site down in front of my machine!!

Katie said...

Wow! Those colors really pop! Such a happy spring quilt!

kmodich said...

I don't think I could pick a favorite day of the week. There are such great things that happen in all of them. My favorite quilt shop in Duluth is Hannah Johnson and I am excited to see you there in April!

anna brown said...

hmmmm i like thursdays noooo monday nite its sewing with the ladies...I have to say i love your quilting its bright and feels like spring... Sure could use it here we still have 4 foot of snow....

Lori Bonzelaar said...

I love to add orange to a quilt. I use to hate the color orange, but it has grown on me. Love this quilt.

Nanbon44 said...

Today is my favorite day of the year as it is the day I was born... Planning on having a great day with my husband and family.

vkh6210 said...

I love the quilt! Favorite thing to do is I love to sew quilts not clothes, my favorite color is purple, favorite day of the week is Friday. Thank you for a great giveaway.

Jill Ellis said...

What yummy colors these solids are! Very vibrant, definitely NOT boring! :)

Tricia ~~ Handmade Whimzy said...

My favorite color is aqua. My favorite beverage is Dr. Pepper but I'm trying to stop. I only have 2 per day otherwise I drink water. And my favorite thing to do is sewing and quilting and also reading about quilting if I'm not able to actually quilt that day. I'm addicted to quilting books and magazines.

Kristy said...

What a gorgeous quilt! Love the colors. I am glad you put orange in there, it does shake things up. It is always encouraging to me when you share the lessons you learn along the way. My favorite WIP is my Celtic Solstice top from Bonnie Hunter's mystery. The top is done but the back is still swirling around in my head! Still trying to decide how much work to put into the back. So there it sits smiling at me as I go in our family room which happens to be where my sewing space is. I am so glad you are back blogging. We love your ideas and your willingness to try new things. K-

Lori V said...

Love the bright colors! My favorite color is green.

Linda said...

My favorite color is orange, and I just finished piecing my second quilt, Modern Rose Garden by Emily Cier. No orange in it, but I'm loving it!

CJ said...

My favorite color is PURPLE! I have always loved purple. My Mom, bless her heart, let me paint my room purple and even bought purple carpet for my room when I was a kid. However, strangely enough, I hardly ever use it in quilts.

Josie McRazie said...

My favorite time of day is first thing in the morning. Before the kids get up (which is tough to do because I have a daughter who is up with the sun!) I love to sit with my coffee in the dimly lit room. I like to read my blogs or watch the news or check my email! Quiet in my house is hard to come by, so I take it when I can!

Carla said...

Favourite day ia any day I get to stay home and sew ; ) Thank you so much!

Katie Erickson said...

My favorite WIP is my Gypsy Wife quilt. I am taking a block of the month class at my awesome local quilt shop, Mama Said Sew. Angela is amazing & this is shaping up to be the most perfect thing I've ever made.

capitolaquilter said...

My favorite WIP is the wedding quilt for my niece Chain+Link and can't wait to get back at it. a Teal/Aqua with Mustard and Grey combo gets me every time.

Brittney said...

My favorite color is green, any shade. I'm having my first girl any day now and I don't know how much pink she will be wearing, I'm just not drawn to it.

Random Thoughts Tracy said...

This turned out delightful! Good to know you added some quilting after washing! I finished a quilt for my daughter I think needs a revisit! My favorite color this week is blue!

Rita McCart said...

I love your Sleep like an Egyptian quilt, always wanted to go there; my mom did! :) My favorite color is yellow, favorite day is Monday, everybody leaves but me.
My favorite snack is grapes and Colby/jack cheese
pepsi, enough said!
I love marmalade, although I haven't purchased any yet.
don't have a favorite, love them all.
Thank you for the chance to win this fabulous fabric, have a great weekend. :)

Sarah said...

My new favorite quilt is that one! So pretty.

Paula@TheSassyQuilter said...

My favorite fabric right now is solids!!! I just want them in every color I can find:)

Wendy said...

Thanks for this opportunity. I've been looking for a nice weight solid. Wendy

Unknown said...

Great quilt! It's like a log cabin triangle. Yes, every quilt teaches!

Dee D said...

Great quilt! I love the prints that you paired with the solids. I'm working on a triangle quilt along with aqua and red but it's going to be really different from yours. My favorite color is any shade of green!

Lynn said...

Amazing quilt! My favorite snack/drink is chocolate milk. Lots of people I know have a glass of wine or a beer to relax, but for me it's chocolate milk. I'm a 5 year old at heart.

sweetandsaltydesigns said...

Hi! One of my favorite fabric lines is Hope Valley. I have a fat quarter bundle that I'm hoarding for the perfect project. I definitely need to use it while I still love it though!

sonia said...

My favorite colour is blue, my stash id full of it and I always use it in my projects. I love Fridays!! And I have a EPP project that is taking way too long, maybe it's time to retake it! Thank you

Daytona Damsel said...

I LOVE YELLOW AND BLUE. BUT LATELY I HAVE BEEN REALLY ATTRACTED TO TURQUISE. I WANT TO TRY THE PATTERN YOU USED THIS FABRIC ON. I AM A FAIRLY NEW QUILTER AND HAVE DONE ONLY BABY QUILTS AND SMALLER SO I THINK A LAP QUILT IS THE LOGICAL NEXT STEP.

Renee said...

If the dye lots are consistent (unlike Kona!), I'll be thrilled to use these fabrics frequently!

Alycia said...

Love the quilt! Those colors are so striking! Right now my favorite day of the week is Sunday... everything for the past week has wrapped up, and we can get excited about all the things coming up in the next week. Plus my rancher husband lets us sleep in till 7:30 ( whoot whoot!)

Lorna McMahon said...

List a favourite.... That's easy - my fave quilting blogger - that's YOU! Thanks for sharing your fabulous finish. I currently have a thing for triangles. Those solids are amazing!

Lani Glasser said...

I love your choice of colors! That quilt is beautiful. Thanks for letting me know how your quilting worked out with the need for more!

julie said...

I love Fridays. Dinner is a celebration of a work week finished and an anticipation of two days to see friends, quilt, read and relax.

lisa sevcik said...

Friday is my favorite day of the week!! Of course! Especially if I win :-)
Lisa

Linda said...

HELLO,love the quilt! My favorite color is RED+I have a tough time not using it in all most all of my quilting projects! Thank You for a swell giveaway!

msstitcher1214@gmail.com

Pat said...

my favorite drink is coffee!

Diana said...

I love the bright colors in this quilt. My favorite color is yellow as in daffodils! Spring is my favorite time of the year. thanks for the chance to win!

Penny Schine Gold said...

My new favorite colors are magenta and lavender--and I love all solid fabrics!

Katelyn Vawter said...

Favorites:
Color - Blue...I seem to find a way to use it, in some hue, in all of my quilts and projects.
Snack - I love baking up some zucchini. Yumm.
My favorite time of day is when I get to sew...sadly it doesn't happen every day.
- Katelyn @ Sing While Crafing

Mary P said...

My favorite adult beverage: capirinha. My favorite regular beverage: kombucha or just regular black tea.

Frances said...

Throughout the Winter I have been wearing my new favourite jumper - bright orange. I love it so much I am looking for the same saturated colour for my summer wardrobe.
I usually stay clear of solid fabrics, but I love the way you have combined the fantastic bright solids with prints from your stash.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

I just came from Facebook where your portrait is nicely displayed!! Love the great colors in this quilt and the extra quilting was just the finishing touch. Yay for thread burying huh?

Lori said...

My favorite day of the week is Saturday, favorite color is green, favorite drink is coffee--favorite mug has hand painted hedgehogs :-) Love your quilt-the colors are gorgeous!

Connie Cain said...

Wow, your quilt is awesome! I didn't know you could go back and quilt some more after it's been washed. Being a newbie, I learn something new everyday. By the way, my fav color is green. :)
craftyccain@gmail.com

Lisa said...

BEAUTIFUL QUILT!!!
My favorite day of the week is Saturday.
My favorite color is green!
My favorite snack is popcorn or homemade ice cream.
My favorite beverage is Chick-fil-a Unsweet Tea with lemon..
My favorite fabric line for right now is Sweet as Honey.
My favorite WIP is a mini quilt I'm doing for a secret swap!!

Sarah said...

Favorite day of the week is friday!! I still feel like a kid in school every time it rolls around!

Carol said...

My favorite colors are green and orange. Nice quilt!

Audrey said...

Lovely, lovely colours in that bundle! My favorite thing is sitting at my campsite English paper piecing after a day of fishing, hiking or berry picking. Now if all this snow would cooperate and melt. Great quilt and thanks for offering a giveaway.

Mary Stanfield said...

Favorite day? It begins with a T. Because I really Try to keep Tuesdays & Thursdays for myslef and that can mean sewing time;-)

QuiltsHappen said...

Love the Colors, for me the Orange is the best in the Quilt. So glad you are back blogging

teresa said...

Oh, thank you for the chance to win the bundle! Right now, my favourite thing is being home - after two days at the hospital with a pre term labour threat. :)

Wieke said...

My favorite beverage is my cup of coffee in the morning :) Favorite day is Friday, because I don't work that day, and my 4yo doesn't go to preschool so I have the whole day with my two girls!

Jaime Penrod said...

My favorite quilt pattern seems to be the equilateral triangles, so why oh why haven't I made one?? I need to just do it! Your quilt is absolutely gorgeous.

Amy Stubbings said...

My favorite this week is my son jumping out of bed to go potty. And getting slowly closer to getting his quilt finished - just in time for him not to need it anymore, I'm sure.

Cynthia Brunz Designs said...

My favorite color is scrappy! :-) Thanks for the chance at such a lovely bundle!

M.W. said...

Today my favorite color is aqua. My favorite day is the weekend cuz I don't have to go to work and can sew but I also like Wednesday cuz I like saying Hump Day...makes me think of that crazy commercial with the Camel walking around the office.
Thanks for the chance to win.
Shawn

Lisa Wallert-Johnson said...

My favorite WIP is 2" squares cut from my scraps that are going to be a lap quilt.

Connie Johanson said...

I have been quilting for only a few years, am retired and on a limited budget, but my favorite quilts to make are prayer, baby, and Baptism quilts for my church.

Lindsey said...

I've always said my favorite color is green. And it is... only EVERY quilt I make uses blue! I mean a really nice aqua. And I just can't get away from it. AND I don't have very much green in my stash at all. So maybe my favorite color is changing. :)

Thanks for the giveaway! Your quilt looks great, as always!

Four dogs and one quilter said...

Favorite color right now is purple. Favorite day of the week is any day I get to spend quilting. Great quilt. Love the way the solids and prints play together.

Bec said...

I love the Nap like an Egytian quilt and it looks fabulous in those saturated colors. Nice job!

Bec said...

Oh and my favorite color is aqua.

Dejnen said...

Favorite color, that depends on the mood I am in, the time of the year and a lot of other things. Purple, teal, dark pink, olive, lime, rust,khaki and ............
Most - 90% - of my clothes is black.
hpr@post9.tele.dk

tahoe34 said...

My favorite color is anything neon, and Friday is definitely my favorite day of the week. I curl up on the couch after work and enjoy looking at everyone's beautiful projects on Finish It Up Friday. March was a tough month for me, I missed you! Welcome back, Amanda Jean, and thanks for the giveaway!

GranChris said...

I love your Triangles. I am going to have to try this. My favorite 2 things at the moment are Granny Square blocks and Patch Pals. I keep making more and more of both.

Susan Smith said...

Great quilt! HMMMM...favorites....My favorite person is my husband, favorite color is turquoise blue, favorite fabric---changes from civil war prints to happy prints frequently, favorite movie is The Sound of Music, favorite drink is water (a few sips of coke now and then hit the spot though!) Favorite snack is lays classic potato chips. Favorite type of food is Thai.
But I do hope you pick me for the fabric giveaway!!!! Thanks for the chance.

Kim said...

OH look at those great colors!
My favorite has to be that right bright pink :0)
I haven't seen these solids anywhere and must get some.

Thanks so much for the chance to win, welcome back and
Happy Sewing

Teressa P. said...

My favorite day of the week is Saturday morning. I love sleeping in (even though my kids get me up way too early!). My favorite WIP is Sunday Morning Quilts quilt, but doing it scappy, not low volume. It's turning out so cute!

Erin Gist said...

I love the bright colors!! Such a fun quilt!

Question: did you pre wash any of the fabrics? Do you used any thing special when you do wash them (or the finished quilt), like a color catcher sheet?

Thanks for sharing your work!

AngieSue said...

I love the colors in this quilt! It gives me some great ideas for some fabric I've been hoarding. My favorite color is blue.

Betty Acree said...

Currently working on UFOs -- my local quilt guild issued a challenge, and I has some "oldies" that I dug out! Several are "what was I thinking" projects that I'm finishing and donating to charit.

While I have a large stash of printed fabrics, I would love to have the solid fabrics, as I have very little!

I enjoy reading the blog!

Lisa said...

What a beautiful quilt! My favorite day of the week is Friday. I love the anticipation of the upcoming weekend, and all the possibillities it beholds! I hope you have a great weekend!

Leah said...

Your triangles are spectacular! I love the solid mixed in with the busy prints, just fabulous!

Lisa J. said...

My favourite quilting friends are Wendy and Cyndy. We get together once a month to quilt together and we go to shows together as well. My favourite colour is blue!!!

Stacy said...

Very pretty quilt. I love Fridays. Th anticipation of the weekend :) Thank you!

Dresden Quilter said...

My favourite colour is pink and my favourite colour to use in quilts is aqua. Thanks for the giveaway. I love your quilt.

Diannia said...

I love to sneak yellows and oranges into my quilts although my favorite color is blue!

Diannia

Beesnbugs said...

Love the triangles! And the orange does add the perfect "pop". My favorite color (of the moment) is purple.

Grey Cat said...

My favorite day of the week is Saturday. It's the day I get to be at home alone, and I generally get to spend it sewing.

NorahS said...

Your quilt is stunning! I love those saturated colors. My favorite color was orange when I was in high school, then I liked blue better for a long time. Now orange is making a comeback! Happy Spring!

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